Resource Center: Announcements, Applications/Forms

Important Information & Event Handouts:

College Information Night- On September 18, 2018, Ms. Decker held an information night for Seniors and their parents.  Click here for the full PowerPoint presentation!

Boise National College Fair-Visit with over 100 college representatives from across the globe at Expo Idaho on October 31st from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM and 5:00 to 7:00 PM.  All Boise District Juniors will be bussed to the event.  If you are not a Junior and/or you are a parent that would like to attend, the best times for accessing college reps are during lunch and in the evening. As you can imagine, it gets quite crowded with all Boise District Juniors and West Ada Seniors (as well as other districts and grade levels) during the prime hours!  This event is free and open to the public.  For more information, https://www.tinyurl.com/boisefair18

Naviance Family Connection
:  Your Number 1, go-to site for all things college!  A comprehensive website for all high school students and parents to help organize personal data and facilitate long-term college and career planning.

The program features detailed information & links to colleges outlining: admissions information, academic information, costs, financial aid & scholarships, student body profiles, athletic programs, extracurricular activities, college rep visit schedules, and more.  Supermatch is an outstanding internal tool that matches colleges to students based on an extensive series of questions.  
Naviance Login
If you do not have an account, contact Donna Decker in the Timberline College & Career Center for your access code at donna.decker@boiseschools.org


Announcements:

College Admissions Visits to Timberline - Be sure to check the College and Career calendar for upcoming visits.  The visits will also be posted on the bulletin board across the hall from the College and Career Center and the white board outside the Career Center.  They will also be in the morning announcements.  This is a great time for students to meet the College Admission Representatives and get information about schools they are interested in.

ACT/SAT Tutoring - If you are looking for ACT/SAT test prep, Kathi Lecertua has been providing test prep to Boise area students for many years.  Classes begin 4 weeks prior to each ACT/SAT test.  ACT sessions meet on Sundays and Mondays and SAT sessions on Wednesdays.  For more information email Kathi at Kathi.Lecertua@gmail.com or call her at (208) 761-4140.  Cost is $175.

Online ACT/SAT Test Prep - www.eknowledge.com/IDHSAA
This online program offers lessons taught by several instructors, sample test questions, practice tests, and more.  The program is worth $350, but Idaho High School Activities Association has partnered with eknowledge and that fee is waived for our students.  There is a $19.99 fee that covers materials, student support, and other costs.  To access this program, link to www.eknowledge.com/IDHSAA.  

Opportunities/Applications:

Military Academies- learn more about support for a variety of career paths by linking to https://www.usa.gov/military-colleges 
ROTC Programs- link to https://todaysmilitary.com/training/rotc

Western Undergraduate Exchange-  WUE is the Western Undergraduate Exchange, a program coordinated by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). Through WUE, students in Western states may enroll in participating two-year and four-year public college programs at a reduced tuition level: up to 150 percent of the institution’s regular resident tuition. In all cases, WUE tuition is considerably less than nonresident tuition. For answers to many of the commonly asked questions about WUE, visit https://www.wiche.edu/wue

Common ApplicationThe Common Application (also referred to as Common App) is a college admission application used by approximately 700 schools across the country.  It is important for students to know if the schools they are applying to use the Common Application. Common App schools can be seen here: http://www.commonapp.org/explore-colleges
To start a Common App application go to this link:  http://www.commonapp.org/

Coalition ApplicationThe Coalition Application includes a set of free online college planning tools that helps students learn about, prepare for, and apply to college. Over 113 colleges and universities accept the Coalition Application. A list of schools that accept the Coalition Application is available by linking to http://www.coalitionforcollegeaccess.org/members-live.html
To fill out an application, create an account at http://www.coalitionforcollegeaccess.org/

NAIA- Learn about athletic eligibility requirements and more at  https://www.playnaia.org/page/eligibility.php

NCAA- Discover requirements for playing sports at the next level https://web3.ncaa.org/ecwr3/


Idaho College Websites: 

Boise State University campus visits: 
For more information link to https://admissions.boisestate.edu/visitus/
Explore more about Boise State University by linking to: https://www.boisestate.edu/

Brigham Young University - Idaho
Find out more about BYU Idaho at: http://www.byui.edu/ 

College of Idaho
See if College of Idaho might be a fit for you at: https://www.collegeofidaho.edu/

College of Southern Idaho
Discover opportunities at: https://www.csi.edu/

College of Western Idaho - Take a personalized tour of the CWI campus location of your choice to learn what it’s like to be a student at CWI.  Choose one of CWI’s locations in Boise or Nampa and let us know what you are interested in so we can personalize your tour. 
Register at http://cwidaho.cc/future-students/visit-cwi
Learn more about College of Western Idaho at: http://cwidaho.cc/

College of Eastern IdahoLearn what CEI has to offer at: http://www.eitc.edu/

Idaho State University -
Discover more about Idaho State University at: https://www.isu.edu/

Lewis & Clark State College - Saturday visits
Link to https://www.lcsc.edu/visit-campus/schedule-my-visit to schedule a visit.
Explore more about Lewis & Clark State College at: http://www.lcsc.edu/

North Idaho College - Explore programs at NIC at: https://www.nic.edu/

Northwest Nazarene University
Discover more about NNU at: https://www.nnu.edu/

University of Idaho
- UIdaho Bound 
UIdaho Bound is an on-campus event for newly admitted students who are officially on their way to the University of Idaho. Register for classes, find a place to live, get acquainted with campus and more.  Find more information at UIdaho Bound.
Learn more about the University of Idaho at: https://www.uidaho.edu/